Quit Smoking

Smoking cessation (also known as quitting smoking) is the process of discontinuing tobacco smoking. Tobacco smoke contains nicotine, which is addictive. Nicotine withdrawal makes the process of quitting often very prolonged and difficult.

From the results of many researches, approximately 70 percent of smokers would like to quit smoking, and 50 percent report attempting to quit within the past year. Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide. Tobacco cessation significantly reduces the risk of dying from tobacco-related diseases such as coronary heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and lung cancer. 

Generally people try to quit on their own by  either tapering or cold turkey method (abrupt quitting) or home remedies however they bring in lots of relapses and loss of self efficacy in terms of quitting smoking.

 Scientifically, quitting smoking is a process with 5 stages such as Pre-contemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action and Maintenance. The dependence types are of 3 types such as Physical, Psychological and Social. The treatment methods are Behavioral counselling/psychotherapy, Nicotine Replacement Therapy and Medication.

Since nicotine is addictive, quitting smoking leads to symptoms of nicotine withdrawal such as nicotine cravings, anxiety, irritability, depression, and weight gain. Professional smoking cessation support methods generally  attempt to address nicotine withdrawal symptoms to help the client break free of nicotine addiction. (Source: Wikipedia)

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